large-hearted


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large-heart·ed

(lärj′här′tĭd)
adj.
Having a generous disposition; sympathetic.

large′-heart′ed·ness n.

large-hearted

adj
kind; sympathetic. Also: large-souled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.large-hearted - showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
kind - having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"

large-hearted

adjective
Willing to give of oneself and one's possessions:
Translations

large-hearted

adjgroßherzig
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